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Harvard Kennedy School Welcomes Hedi Larbi as the Fall 2015 Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar

September 1, 2015

"The Middle East Initiative (MEI) at Harvard Kennedy School’s (HKS) Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs announced today that Former Tunisian Minister Hedi Larbi will join the HKS community this autumn as MEI’s Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar."

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News - Science, Technology, and Globalization Project, Belfer Center

Pessimism of 20th-Century Global Policy Architects Stunted Developing Nations’ Economies

| March 26, 2014

Influential economic ideas first advanced in 1911 — stressing innovation and entrepreneurialism as the fundamental generators of growth and wealth — were deemed inappropriate for developing countries, stunting progress in many parts of the world throughout the 20th century, says a distinguished Harvard academic.